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A deadly shade of gold by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986. A deadly shade of gold

His search for a missing collection of valuable figurines leads Travis McGee to the killer of old friend Sam Taggart.

Sep 16, 2021
A spy for the redeemer by Robb, Candace M., author. A spy for the redeemer

Late spring in the year of our Lord 1370, and Owen Archer is anxious to leave Wales for home. His mission for the Duke of Lancaster complete, he attempts to arrange safe passage on a ship sailing for England, but the hanging of a stonemason interrupts his plans. On the surface it appears the young man was driven to suicide by a broken heart, but to Owen the signs all point to murder. As his investigation stretches on, however, Owen finds himself drawn into the influence of the leader of a Welsh

Sep 16, 2021
Be my ghost by Perry, Carol J., author. Be my ghost

"Maureen Doherty and her golden retriever Finn have taken possession of a charming old inn--only to discover that it's already possessed by tenants whose lease on life already ran out . . . Maureen's career as a sportswear buyer hits a snag just before Halloween, when the department store declares bankruptcy. Meanwhile, Finn's lost his way as a guide dog after flunking his test for being too friendly and easily distracted. Sadly, only one of them can earn unemployment, so Maureen's facing a wint

Sep 15, 2021
Beginnings - a Kate Martinelli novella by King, Laurie R. Beginnings - a Kate Martinelli novella

Sep 14, 2021
Bury your dead - an Inspector Armand Gamache mystery by Penny, Louise, author. Bury your dead - an Inspector Armand Gamache mystery

An obsessive historian's quest for the remains of the founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain, ends in murder. Could a secret buried with Champlain for nearly 400 years be so dreadful that someone would kill to protect it? Although he is supposed to be on leave, Chief Inspector Gamache cannot walk away from a crime that threatens to ignite long-smoldering tensions between the English and the French. Meanwhile, he is receiving disquieting letters from the village of Three Pines, where beloved Bist

Sep 15, 2021
Coached in the act by Laurie, Victoria, author. Coached in the act

East Hampton life coach Cat Cooper investigates the stabbing of a socialite whose mean-spirited, one-woman show spilled secrets about the area's most eligible bachelors, in the third novel of the series following To Coach a Killer.

Sep 15, 2021
Coq au vin - a Nanette Hayes mystery by Carter, Charlotte (Charlotte C.), author. Coq au vin - a Nanette Hayes mystery

"In the second installment of the Nanette Hayes series, Nan is on her way to Paris in search of a missing relative. . . but will she lose more than just her heart in the city of love?Nanette's life is finally getting back to normal when her mother calls her with some upsetting news: Nan's beloved bohemian Aunt Vivian has gone missing. Normally this is par for the course with Viv, but this time the circumstances surrounding Vivian's disappearance are rather troubling. Would Nan be up to brushing

Sep 15, 2021
Forgotten in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- author. Forgotten in death

"In the latest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, homicide detective Eve Dallas sifts through the wreckage of the past to find a killer. The body was left in a dumpster like so much trash, the victim a woman of no fixed address, known for offering paper flowers in return for spare change-and for keeping the cops informed of any infractions she witnessed on the street. But the notebook where she scribbled her intel on litterers and other such offenders is nowhere to be found. Then

Sep 15, 2021
Halloween party murder by Halloween party murder

Small town traditions are celebrated throughout Maine during the holiday season. But when it comes to Halloween, some people are more than willing to reap a harvest of murder, in these three novellas about murders that happen at Halloween parties. -- adapted from jacket

Sep 15, 2021
Hemlock by Albert, Susan Wittig, author. Hemlock

"From Susan Wittig Albert, the New York Times bestselling author of A Plain Vanilla Murder, comes a tightly crafted novel that juxtaposes the disappearance of a rare, remarkably illustrated 18th-century herbal with the true and all-too-human story of its gifted creator, Elizabeth Blackwell. Herbalist China Bayles' latest adventure takes her to the mountains of North Carolina, where her friend Dorothea Harper serves as the director and curator of the Hemlock House Library, a priceless collection

Sep 15, 2021
Many Deadly Returns by Edwards, Martin (EDT) Many Deadly Returns

Sep 16, 2021
Mastermind by Mayne, Andrew, 1973- author. Mastermind

"A mysterious electrical storm plunges Manhattan into darkness. As a strange, smothering fog rolls in, all communication crashes. In the blink of an eye, the island seems to vanish into a void. FBI special agent Jessica Blackwood and brilliant scientist Dr. Theo Cray know this isn't a freak accident. It's a sinister sleight of hand. Their greatest adversary, a serial killer and cultist known as the Warlock, has escaped during a prison transfer in New York. A depraved master of manipulation, he

Sep 15, 2021
Murder at the taffy shop by Day, Maddie, author. Murder at the taffy shop

When her friend Gin, the owner of a taffy shop, is accused of murdering a wealthy genealogist, Cape Cod bicycle shop owner Mac Almeida must unwrap the clues with the help of the Cozy Capers crime solvers to solve this sticky case.

Sep 13, 2021
Murder most fair by Huber, Anna Lee, author. Murder most fair

"November 1919. At the seaside with her husband, Sidney, could almost convince Verity Kent that life has returned to the pleasant rhythm of pre-war days. Then her beloved Great Aunt Ilse lands on their doorstep after years in war-ravaged Germany. Ilse has returned to England for her health-- and because someone has been sending her anonymous threats. As she joins Verity's family deep in the Yorkshire Dales, Ilse encounters difficulties; normally peaceful neighbors are hostile. When Ilse's maid

Sep 15, 2021
Murder on Cape Cod by Day, Maddie, author. Murder on Cape Cod

Sep 13, 2021
No grater crime - a country store mystery by Day, Maddie, author. No grater crime - a country store mystery

After a customer is poisoned to death, Robbie Jordan, the owner of Pans 'N Pancakes, must serve up the real killer to save her business from the competition.

Sep 13, 2021
Robert B. Parker's Stone's throw by Lupica, Mike, author. Robert B. Parker's Stone's throw

"Paradise is rocked by the mayor's untimely death in the latest novel starring police chief Jesse Stone"--

Sep 15, 2021
Something More Than Night by Newman, Kim Something More Than Night

Sep 16, 2021
Strangers on a Skein by Canadeo, Anne Strangers on a Skein

Sep 16, 2021
The blackbird - an Alan Grofield novel by Stark, Richard, 1933-2008. The blackbird - an Alan Grofield novel

Donald E. Westlake is one of the greats of crime fiction. Under the pseudonym Richard Stark, he wrote twenty-four fast-paced, hardboiled novels featuring Parker, a shrewd career criminal with a talent for heists. Using the same nom de plume, Westlake also completed a separate series in the Parker universe, starring Alan Grofield, an occasional colleague of Parker. While he shares events and characters with several Parker novels, Grofield is less calculating and more hot-blooded than Parker; thin

Sep 16, 2021

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